Computer Science

Frances Bilas Spence

Frances Spence had already started a teaching career when she started to work for the Army as a “computer,” and then she made history as an ENIAC programmer.

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Jean Jennings Bartik

This week we’re honoring the women who created computer programming, and today’s episode features Jean Jennings Bartik.

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Anita Borg

American Anita Borg was a pioneering programmer and women’s advocate who co-founded the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. Image Courtesy of the Anita Borg Institute.

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Kathryn S. McKinley

Kathryn S. McKinley is a computer scientist who likes “to focus on practical problems,” and has helped create solutions that have had a major impact on modern computing. Image: Wikimedia.

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